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Business Briefs — January 2020

Teacher’s World closes in Kennewick Teacher’s World, which sold educational toys and games as well as classroom gear, closed its Kennewick store at Christmas. Owner Shannon Chiamulon will focus on her remaining store in Spokane. Both stores suffered from online competition, leading to falling sales even as costs rose. Chiamulon reached an agreement with her…

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Networking — January 2020

Promotions • Heritage University’s  new director for its Tri-City branch campus at Columbia Basin College is Martín Valadez. He was the director of workforce education at Heritage. The former Tri-City director, Marisol Rodriguez-Price, had expressed a desire to return to the professorate within the College of Education. Valadez will report to David Wise, the vice…

Business Updates

Business Updates — January 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES D. Lynne’s Boutique has opened at 702 George Washington Way in Richland. The boutique sells clothing and gifts from established and locally-sourced brands. Hours: 10…

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Business Briefs — December 2019

Richland asks residents to register video systems Richland residents are being asked to voluntarily register their video surveillance systems with the police department to aid criminal investigations. The database will help investigators track down video when crimes occur in the community. Officers would ask participants in the Voluntary Camera Partnership, or VCP, to check their…

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Networking — December 2019

NEW HIRES Lourdes Health has hired Dr. Dianna Lang as a pediatrician. Lang completed her residency at BronxCare Health System in New York. She has joined Dr. Paolo deVera and Dr. Geraldine Dizon at Lourdes Pediatric Services at Road 68 and Wrigley Drive in Pasco. Stephanie Button has been hired as the executive director for…

Business Updates

Business Updates — December 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Del Taco has opened at 155 Wellsian Way in Richland. The restaurant serves tacos, burritos, quesadillas, burgers and more. Hours: 6 a.m. to midnight Monday…

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Business Briefs — November 2019

Frost Me Sweet owner to compete in cookie bakeoff Megan Savely of Frost Me Sweet Bistro & Bakery in Richland is a finalist on the Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge” TV show. She’ll compete against four of the best cookie bakers in the U.S. for a grand prize of $10,000. The show airs at 11…

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Networking — November 2019

NEW HIRES Lucas Organizational Performance Training Team of Richland has hired two new trainers, Seth Gulley and Dan Gilliam. Gulley works with Mission Support Alliance providing instructional design support for its respiratory training program. He has experience in operational excellence, leadership and training program development, process safety management, human performance improvement, apparent cause, organizational effectiveness…

Business Updates

Business Updates — November 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Amethyst Creamery has opened at 700 George Washington Way in Richland. The business sells ice cream, coffee, gemstones and crystals and other gift items. Hours:…

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Business Briefs — October 2019

Connect Tri-Cities returns on Oct. 22 Connect Tri-Cities will bring job seekers, employers, educators, labor, tribes, veterans and industry leaders together during this year’s Connect Tri-Cities event on Oct. 22. Connect Tri-Cities offers visitors an opportunity to engage with the Tri-City community, Hanford contractors, small businesses and youth. One of the highlights is the STEM…

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